Congressional cannabis advocates tout ‘historic progress’ in 2022 despite failures –

Oregon politicians at President Joe Biden's visit to Portland

Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus.The Oregonian

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The leaders of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus celebrated what founder Rep. Earl Blumenauer called “historic progress” despite failing to overturn the federal ban on marijuana or pass legislation to allow legal cannabis businesses to have checking accounts and take out bank loans.